activism, advocacy

On February 15, 2016, I was diagnosed HIV, a week later, I was told I had AIDS.
Submitted on Oct 19, 2017
I'm a 17 year advocate. I'm a 47 year old separated mother of 3. I contracted HIV from an ex-boyfriend who was separated from his baby mother; they both were positive and I didn't know about his status.
Submitted on Oct 18, 2017
Saben que siento!! En la vida tenemos que luchar! Soy un luchadora instintiva y por naturaleza. "No es mi culpa," odio las excusas! ¿Cómo puedes pedirme que luche por ti y por tu vida, y te pido que...
Submitted on Oct 12, 2017
You know I feel that in life we have to fight! I am an instinctual fighter by nature. "I can't help it," I hate excuses!! How can you ask me to fight for you and your life, and I ask you to help me...
Submitted on Oct 12, 2017
I went for my usual clinic at my facility and it is routine to take pregnancy test before collecting medicine. I remember after taking the test, four of us were expectant. During this period, I was...
Submitted on Oct 11, 2017
Muchos artículos sobre el #vih son bien ofensivos! Nos traen más estigma, porque siempre usan tácticas de miedo! Esta es una de mis respuestas a los medios y al artículo que tiene un lenguaje bien...
Submitted on Sep 13, 2017
I was on my way home to see my family in Lagos, Nigeria from the FCT Abuja. It was a fifteen to nineteen-hour drive from Abuja to Lagos and the vehicle which I boarded had to stop to top up fuel at a...
Submitted on Sep 8, 2017
Tratare de explicar con mucha humildad y respeto la razón por la cual nos hace daño negar la verdad y apoyar a la ciencia que dice que indetectable = intransmisible! Esta fue una respuesta a una...
Submitted on Aug 23, 2017
I will try to explain with humility and respect the reason why it hurts us to deny the truth and not support the science that says that undetectable = untransmittable. This was a response to a person...
Submitted on Aug 23, 2017
The aftermath and education... I made it through. I am Clean! Off these drugs taking my serenity from me. I notice as days turn to weeks just what my part in stigma is. I am disappointed I have...
Submitted on Aug 11, 2017

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Judith Auerbach, Ph.D., is a public sociologist, independent science and policy consultant, and adjunct professor in the School of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) who has demonstrated a lifelong commitment to helping women with HIV.

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